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    DescriptionRoman Britain is usually thought of as a land full of togas, towns and baths with Britons happily going about their Roman lives under the benign gaze of Rome. This is, to a great extent, a myth that developed after Roman control of Britain came to an end, in particular when the British Empire was at its height in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In fact, Britain was one of the least enthusiastic elements of the Roman Empire. The northern part of Britain was never conquered at all despite repeated attempts. Some Britons adopted Roman ways in order to advance themselves and become part of the new order, or just because they liked the new range of products available. However, many failed to acknowledge the Roman lifestyle at all, while many others were only outwardly Romanised, clinging to their own identities under the occupation. Britain never fully embraced the Empire and was itself never fully accepted by the rest of the Roman world. Even the Roman army in Britain became chronically rebellious and a source of instability that ultimately affected the whole Empire. As Roman power weakened, the Britons abandoned both Rome and almost all Roman culture, and the island became a land of warring kingdoms, as it had been before.


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    Title
    UnRoman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Miles Russell, By (author) Stuart Laycock
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 260 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 900 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752455662
    ISBN 10: 0752455664
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    DC22: 941.014
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS002000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 936.104
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    LC classification: DA145 .R877 2010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Dr Miles Russell is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at Bournemouth University. His earlier book, Piltdown Man: The Secret Life of Charles Dawson, was nominated for the British Archaeological Book Award in 2004. Stuart Laycock is an historian and writer. His earlier book, Britannia: The Failed State, was nominated for Current Archaeology Book of the Year 2009.